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The Liars Contest of the King

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 4
Categories: Folk Tale, Thailand

Author

Supaporn
Vathanaprida

Appeared in

Thai Tales: Folktales of Thailand

Story Summary

A greedy king decides to offer a reward to anyone who can tell a tale so tall that even his court counselors have to admit it was a lie. The king however, is outwitted by a simple orphan boy.